Organization: Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Project title: Ear care for all: Raising awareness on Ear hygiene, hearing care & Screening among all sections of community & high risk groups

Regions: India

Outline of the event:

Free hearing screening camps at Rural , Urban & slum area , old age homes and orphanages using the HearWHO app
Free ENT camp at IGMC Shimla targeting children and geriatric population
Training the MBBS & nursing students, PHC workers
Quiz, Poster, Slogan , video competitions for the MBBS , nursing & school students
Awareness talk on hearing care for Religious leaders, Antenatal Mothers, Construction workers, Bus drivers, traffic police
Health education sessions on Hearing Care for school teachers & students
Two online surveys about “Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices with respect to ear and hearing care” and “Barriers to accessing ear and hearing care among people of Shimla”
Awareness booklet about hearing and screening will be launched through social media platforms
Sensitization Workshop on importance of ear hygiene for Local NGOs, Self-help group members , ANM, ASHA, Anganwadi workers
All IEC events will be shared on different social media platforms

Submitter: Dr. Amit Sachdeva